83. Marketplace: Mother’s Day Blooms at Goebbert’s

 If you’re looking for something special to do for Mother’s Day, a visit to Goebbert’s Farm & Garden Center in South Barrington is an annual tradition for many families celebrating with mom this weekend. This popular stop for Halloween pumpkins in October blooms with new life when Goebbert’s re-opens its doors each spring, bringing customers top quality flowers, produce and ... Read more...

73. Seven Easy Exercises to Raise Financially Aware Kids

 Money matters… no matter your age.  That is why David Andrews and Ed Scoby of Barrington Wealth Management say it is never too early to start teaching children about watching their dollars and cents. After many years working as investment advisers and financial planners with larger firms, David and Ed joined Barrington Wealth Management as partners in 2010 where they ... Read more...

38. Marketplace: Say “Oui” to Healthy Winter Skin with Votre Vu

 Word-of-mouth buzz and a growing number of local fans are causing a new trend in skin care among women of all ages in Barrington.  Last fall, Fox Point mom, Amanda Hines, discovered Votre Vu.  It’s a 4-year-old American company offering a naturally-based, upscale collection of premiere cosmetics and skin care products handcrafted in France.  Their luxury line is more affordably ... Read more...

16. Marketplace: ChiroFit’s 5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Posture

 “Stand up straight.”  That’s what your mother or your teacher probably told you growing up.  It’s good advice, but as ChiroFit’s Dr. Dave Crosson and Dr. Jennine Morgan tell us there is more every one of us can do to improve our posture and, in turn, improve our health. Dr. Dave says, “If you’re not maintaining your spinal health, eventually ... Read more...

4. Marketplace: Open House Weeks at Language Stars

 “It’s fun!  I like writing the characters,” says six year old Evan Weisheit of his Mandarin Chinese class at Language Stars, a flourishing and “fun” language immersion program serving kids from ages one to ten in Barrington. Evan, who is also learning Spanish and French, is one of nearly 200 students enrolled in Language Stars, located on Northwest Highway, just ... Read more...

308. Great Gifts of “Warmth” and “Time” at Solisq

 If you’re looking for something unique for the special woman in your life, there’s a brand new vintage inspired jewelry and accessories store in Barrington’s Ice House Mall. It’s called Solisq, and it’s only been open for a few weeks. You’ll find so many special pieces at Solisq that you’ll be sure to find that great one-of-a-kind gift. “I try ... Read more...

297. Marketplace: Fitness for All Ages at CrossFit Barrington

 If a renewed focus on fitness will make your list of new years resolutions for 2013, there’s one guy in Barrington who you should meet.  His name is Brian Niven, he’s one of the owners and a head coach at CrossFit Barrington and he’s the kind of guy you go to when you’re ready to commit to shaping up. CrossFit ... Read more...

283. Marketplace: Dr. Reinhold Llerena on the Power of Prevention

 As we get close to wrapping up 2012, the new year is on the horizon and resolutions are already on our minds.  (Not to rush the season. We still have all of December to indulge!)  But in the coming weeks, we’ll be getting to know more about some of Barrington’s very own experts in health, fitness and fresh starts, starting ... Read more...

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